Constantly reimagining itself as it races towards the future, yet inextricably linked to its glorious, notorious past, Beijing is as compelling as it is complex.
Lonely Planet will get you to the heart of Beijing, with amazing travel experiences and the best planning advice:
Inspirational images and recommendations from our expert authors.
Planning features and top itineraries to help you plan the perfect trip.
Local secrets and hidden travel gems that will make your trip unique.
Plus the Forbidden City in 3D, Great Wall hiking tips, guide to local cuisine and full-colour maps.
Coverage includes: Plan Your Trip, Neighbourhoods at a Glance, Forbidden City & Dngchéng Central, Drum Tower & Dngchéng North, Temple of Heaven Park & Dngchéng South, Bihi Park & Xchéng North, Dashilar & Xchéng South, Snltún & Cháoyáng, Summer Palace & Hidiàn, Day Trips from Bijng, Sleeping, Understand Bijng and Survival Guide.